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From Artem Barger <ar...@bargr.net>
Subject Re: [VOTE] New component: Standard math functions
Date Wed, 22 Jun 2016 06:43:35 GMT
On Tue, Jun 21, 2016 at 10:30 PM, Gilles <gilles@harfang.homelinux.org>
wrote:

> Hello.
>
> This is one of several votes for establishing new Commons components
> out of functionality developed inside the "Commons Math" component.
>
> This vote is dedicated to the following functionality:
>   Standard mathematical functions (either missing from "java.lang.Math",
>   or faster or more accurate than their counterpart in the JDK) and
>   floating point utilities.
>
> The concerned code is the contents of the following classes and packages:
>   org.apache.commons.math4.Field
>   org.apache.commons.math4.FieldElement
>   org.apache.commons.math4.RealFieldElement
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.FastMath (and helper classes)
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.Precision
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.MathUtils
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.ArithmeticUtils
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.Combinations
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.CombinatoricsUtils
>   org.apache.commons.math4.util.ContinuedFraction
>   org.apache.commons.math4.dfp
>   org.apache.commons.math4.special
> located in the "develop" branch of Commons Math:
>
> https://git1-us-west.apache.org/repos/asf?p=commons-math.git;a=tree;f=src/main/java/org/apache/commons/math4/util;h=c54f99f943f758e43ebeb54d8771a6ef6516d283;hb=refs/heads/develop
>
> https://git1-us-west.apache.org/repos/asf?p=commons-math.git;a=tree;f=src/main/java/org/apache/commons/math4/special;h=b8fb8b1f6e29a549d0716c866939e074525246a1;hb=refs/heads/develop


​What about o.a.c.m.fraction package? IMO it fits well into the list above.​


>
> Notes:
>  * This component will have no dependency.
>  * Code size: ~13000 lines of code (unit tests not included).
>    [Out of which ~6000 lines are literal numbers defined in
>    class "FastMathLiteralArrays".]
>  * API: stable.  [But some of it should probably be moved into
>    an "internal" package.]
>  * Estimated minimum Java version: 5
>
> All are welcome to vote, especially potential users of the candidate
> component and people who'd like to contribute to it, through user support,
> bug-fixes and enhancements, documentation, release management.
>
> [ ] +1, this would be a valid Commons component.
> [ ] -1, this won't be a good Commons component because ...
>
>
​Not sure whenever my voice can be counted here.

+1.

Best regrads,
            Artem Barger.​

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